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Rio-polis inför OS: Välkomna till helvetet

 

 SVT Nyheter     2016-07-09 kl. 07:24     575 words

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Den 5 augusti inleds OS i den brasilianska staden Rio de Janeiro, men säkerhetsarbetet i staden får hård kritik och polismyndigheten varnar för att tryggheten för de tusentals besökare som väntas komma till evenenemanget inte kan garanteras.

Enligt den tyske
paralympiske seglaren Heiko Kroger, som tidigare tävlat vid stränderna, kan bakterien vara förklaringen till det obehag han upplevt då han seglat i vattnen. -

 

 

 

Utveckling ska ge nytt guld

 

 Motala & Vadstena Tidning     2016-07-08 kl. 15:44     383 words

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Om du ska vara kvar på toppen gäller det att förändras och utvecklas. Anna-Carin Ahlqvist har förbättrat många saker sedan hon vann Paralympics i London för snart fyra år sedan.

Anna-Carin Ahlqvist har förbättrat många saker sedan hon vann
Paralympics i London för snart fyra år sedan.44-åringen från Göteborg är hela den här veckan på läger i Motala för att förbereda sig för att försvara sitt guld i Rio de

 

 

 

Olsson klar för historisk final

 

 Sydsvenskan     2016-07-08 kl. 15:13     162 words

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Stefan Olsson är klar för final i Wimbledons rullstolsklass. Svensken besegrade fransmannen Stephane Houdet - rankad etta i världen - i semifinalen.

Stefan Olsson är klar för
Paralympics i Rio senare i sommar.

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Falu TK:s Stefan Olsson klar för historisk final i Wimbledon: "Svårt att beskriva"

 

 Dala-Demokraten     2016-07-08 kl. 15:11     216 words

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Falu TK:s Stefan Olsson kommer att spela Wimbledonfinal på söndag. Det står klart efter att han slagit världsettan i semifinalen. Stefan Olsson är klar för paralympics i Rio sedan länge.

Stefan Olsson är klar för
paralympics i Rio sedan länge.Nu tävlar han i Wimbledon, dels i dubbelturneringen som har arrangerats i tio år, men också i den historiska första singelturneringen i rullstolstennis.

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Hon siktar på Paralympics

 

 Ridsport     2016-07-08 kl. 13:44     139 words

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Sportnytt För fem år sen förlorade Felicia Grimmenhag i Bålsta båda benen när en bilist körde på hennes moped. Nu berättar SVT i ett inslag om hennes satsning på ridsporten.

Hon siktar på
Paralympics.... Nu berättar SVT i ett inslag om hennes satsning på ridsporten.Det var efter den svåra olyckan som Felicia Grimmenhag började satsa på ridsport. från SVT berättar hon om tiden efter olyckan och sin satsning mot Paralympics.

 

 

 

"Jag måste höja tempot i allt!"

 

 Norrköpings Tidningar     2016-07-08 kl. 13:35     770 words

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NTK-tjejen Sanna Klindt, 24, drömmer om Tokyo 2020, men vill först och helst av allt försvara sitt SM-guld i den tv-sända finalen i solskenet på Holmen.

Det stora målet är
Paralympics i Tokyo 2020.... Rullstolstennis firar 40 år och är en del av den paralympiska familjen, där svenskparet Stefan Olsson och Peter Vikström vann guld i London 2012.

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Parasport tar plats under SM-veckan i Norrköping

 

 MyNewsdesk     2016-07-08 kl. 11:45     273 words

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Pressmeddelande Jul 08, 2016 11:45 CEST SM-veckan är i full gång på Tyska torget i Norrköping. Under veckan kan alla som vill även prova på parasporter som rullstolsbasket, boccia, mattcurling och pingis.

Parasport tar plats under SM-veckan i Norrköping.... Under veckan kan alla som vill även prova på parasporter som rullstolsbasket, boccia, mattcurling och pingis.Frösunda Omsorg är värd för parasportområdet som arrangeras tillsammans med Parasport...

 

 

 

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Celebrity First Dates review – how Esther Rantzen restored my faith in

 

 The Guardian     2016-07-09 kl. 07:02     461 words

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The Channel 4 dating show pairs celebrities with ‘ordinary people' – and it's made me believe in truth and beauty once more

Jess and silver
Paralympic medallist Will Bayley are meeting up after he's finished competing in Rio.

 

 

 

Esther Rantzen reduces First Dates viewers to tears as she opens up about

 

 Scottish Sunday Express     2016-07-09 kl. 01:03     322 words

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ESTHER RANTZEN spoke eloquently and emotionally about the death of her late husband on Celebrity First Dates tonight - leaving her mark on her date, John, as well.

CHANNEL 4Esther and John hit it off One person tweeted: “Esther and John are so cute it hurts #firstdates.” TOWIE's Jessica Wright, EastEnders' Richard Blackwood and
Paralympics star Will Bayley also looked for love on tonight's show.

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Celebrity First Dates: a lesson in love from the formidable Esther Rantzen

 

 The Telegraph     2016-07-08 kl. 23:28     536 words

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4 Esther Rantzen with her date John Wood Credit: Channel 4

EastEnders actor Richard Blackwood, The Only Way is Essex regular Jess Wright,
Paralympic medallist Will Bayley and, most surprisingly, TV presenter Esther Rantzen.... Paralympic table tennis champion Bayley and nurse Jessica were a sweeter pairing.

 

 

 

Olympic bosses reveal that Oscar Pistorius could compete in 2020 games

 

 Daily Star     2016-07-08 kl. 22:00     209 words

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OSCAR Pistorius could compete at the 2020 Olympics.

He was handed a six-year jail term by Judge Thokozile Masipa.Oscar Pistorius
Paralympic athlete blade runner found guilty murder Reeva Steenkamp pictures Usually, the minimum for murder in South Africa would be 15 years, but Judge Masipa determined

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CATHEDRAL HOLIDAY CLUB TO ENTERTAIN THE KIDS

 

 ESP Magazine     2016-07-08 kl. 21:28     267 words

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July 08, 2016 Ready for Rio? Peterborough Cathedral Holiday Club has an Olympic theme to keep the kids amused this month.

The event will take up the summer's Olympic and
Paralympic theme and ask the children “Are you ready for Rio?”.

 

 

 

Rio Paralympics: Vicky Jenkins added to Great Britain archery team

 

 BBC     2016-07-08 kl. 20:27     120 words

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8 Jul Vicky Jenkins will compete in the W1 compound category

Rio
Paralympics: Vicky Jenkins added to Great Britain archery team.... World number three Vicky Jenkins has been added to Great Britain's archery team for the Rio Paralympics.... The British Paralympic Association said Jenkins, 39, had been given a...

 

 

 

Celebrity First Dates, Channel 4: Jess Wright, Richard Blackwood, Esther

 

 London Evening Standard     2016-07-08 kl. 20:25     943 words

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Ben Travis Friday 8 July 2016 18:08 BST Celebrity First Dates 2016 - the line-up

King 7/14 Ordinary Boys singer Preston, and his date Nichole Channel 4 / Dave King 8/14 Gogglebox's Scarlett Moffatt, and her date Tommy Channel 4 / Dave King 9/14 Weather presenter Sian Lloyd, and her date Max Channel 4 / Dave King 10/14
Paralympian

 

 

 

Home interest in Wimbledon wheelchair tennis final as Reid goes through

 

 Inside The Games     2016-07-08 kl. 20:05     198 words

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Dan Palmer Friday, 8 July 2016 There will be home interest in the first-ever men's wheelchair tennis singles final at Wimbledon after Gordon Reid battled through to the showpiece game on the famous grass courts today.

Olsson, who won a
Paralympic doubles gold medal at London 2012, came through 3-6, 6-3, 6-3.

 

 

 

Oscar Pistorius may compete in 2020 Olympics, South Africa chief reveals

 

 Daily Mail     2016-07-08 kl. 19:06     42 words

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08.07.2016 14:47:25 The shamed star jailed for the Valentine's Day murder of girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp will be free to compete at the Tokyo 2020 Paralympics, South Africa's sports chief Tubby Reddy told MailOnline.

08.07.2016 14:47:25 The shamed star jailed for the Valentine's Day murder of girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp will be free to compete at the Tokyo 2020
Paralympics, South Africa's sports chief Tubby Reddy told MailOnline.176666 247897 21088.

 

 

 

All going swimmingly for Carter with Tokyo in sight

 

 Fife Today     2016-07-08 kl. 18:26     465 words

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Ollie Carter Young Cupar swimmer Ollie Carter insists his career can reach new heights after being selected for a prestigious athlete support scheme for the third year running as he continues his journey to the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games.

Ollie Carter Young Cupar swimmer Ollie Carter insists his career can reach new heights after being selected for a prestigious athlete support scheme for the third year running as he continues his journey to the Tokyo 2020
Paralympic Games.The

 

 

 

TOWIE's Jessica Wright joins Celebrity First Dates to find The One inspired

 

 Mail On Sunday     2016-07-08 kl. 18:09     799 words

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Channel 4 have filmed celebrity version of popular First Dates

TV presenter Esther Rantzen and
Paralympic table tennis player Will Bayley also go on blind dates on the first episode of the celebrity version of the popular dating show Perhaps Jessica will now get her happy ending with Tom as the pair hit it off

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What To Watch This Weekend: Friday 8th July - Sunday 10th

 

 Closer Online     2016-07-08 kl. 16:41     1030 words

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From hairy hobbits and celebrity dates to the much anticipated finale of Love Island 2016... It's all going on this weekend! Have you got anything exciting planned this weekend? No?

A celebrity version of course, where the likes of TOWIE’s Jess Wright, Richard Blackwood from EastEnders, Esther Rantzen (who’s found life lonely since losing her beloved husband 15 years ago) and
paralympian silver medalist Will Bayley hope to

 

 

 

The Countries Where Men Are More Likely To Get Light Sentences For Killing Women

 

 VICE: Broadly     2016-07-08 kl. 16:39     918 words

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After killing Reeva Steenkamp as she cowered behind a locked toilet door in the early hours of the morning on Valentine's Day 2013, Oscar Pistorius must have feared a lengthy custodial sentence lay before him.

term for murder under South African criminal law is 15 years, enough to put a stop to any vainglorious
Paralympian's career.

 

 

 

Rio Olympics: how will scientists outpace drug cheats?

 

 Pharmaceutical Journal     2016-07-08 kl. 16:16     3155 words

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Source: Ian MacNicol / Russian track and field athletes have been banned from competing for their country in the Rio 2016 Olympic Games More than 10,000 athletes from 207 nations will compete in August at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games, and around 3.

The assay extended the detection window for the hormone from 24–36 hours to almost 2 weeks, says Cowan, and its use at London 2012 caught two Russian powerlifters in the
Paralympic games.

 

 

 

Canada Basketball says ‘sorry’ in new PSA

 

 Marketing Magazine Canada     2016-07-08 kl. 16:07     498 words

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There might be no crying in baseball, but there’s plenty of (half-hearted) apologizing in Canadian basketball, according to a new PSA from the sport’s governing body.

Also featured are members of the 2016 Rio
Paralympic wheelchair team and Kitchener, Ont. native Jamal Murray, the Denver Nuggets’ seventh overall pick in the recent NBA draft.

 

 

 

Euro 2016 breaches prove mobile cybersecurity must be priority ahead of Olympics, says Promon

 

 Vanilla Plus     2016-07-08 kl. 15:51     568 words

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A recent study has revealed an increase in the number of malicious websites being accessed by smartphones over the course of the Euro 2016 football tournament.

A recent study has revealed an increase in the number of malicious websites being accessed by smartphones over the course of the Euro 2016 football tournament.With the Olympic and
Paralympic Games taking place in Brazil in just a few weeks’ time,

 

 

 

Ex-Minister Masuda to announce bid for Tokyo governor on Sunday

 

 Japan Times     2016-07-08 kl. 15:46     205 words

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Former internal affairs minister Hiroya Masuda plans to announce his bid to become Tokyo governor on Sunday, a source at the Tokyo chapter of the ruling Liberal Democratic Party said on Friday.

Masuda plans to hold a news conference on Monday to explain his campaign pledges, including to stage the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and
Paralympics successfully, achieve sustainable growth for the capital following the games, and promote regional

 

 

 

Celebrity First Dates: Jessica Wright, Richard Blackwood and Kelly Maloney are on a quest for love

 

 International Business Times UK     2016-07-08 kl. 15:22     316 words

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Our favourite Channel 4 show is back – now with added glitz. Celebrity First Dates launches tonight (8 July) at 10pm, and features everything we love about the regular show, including charming French maître d' Fred Sirieix and cringe-worthy moments galore.

Yikes! Episode one also sees
Paralympian table tennis player Will Bayley have a shot of finding true love in the daunting environment, which TOWIE star Wright has described as "the most nerve-wracking thing" she has ever done.

 

 

 

Leicestershire's young stars inspired by Olympics at School Games Summer

 

 Leicester Mercury     2016-07-08 kl. 15:20     576 words

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Leicester Mercury Posted: July 08, 2016 Hinckley & Bosworth celebrate their top trophy win

A total of 1,044 of the county's top primary school-based athletes and
disabled athletes, aged eight to 11, competed in the event.... With the Rio Olympics and Paralympics taking place this summer, the championships celebrated in style with a local samba...

 

 

 

Blade Boy Rio the first to be fitted by Dorset Orthopaedic with Ottobock’s junior running blade

 

 Posability     2016-07-08 kl. 15:17     988 words

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Rio Woolf, an eight year old boy with a passion for the Paralympics, is the first in the UK and Ireland as well as the youngest to be fitted by Dorset Orthopaedic with the 1E93 Runner junior; a new junior running blade made by Ottobock.

Rio Woolf, an eight year old boy with a passion for the
Paralympics, is the first in the UK and Ireland as well as the youngest to be fitted by Dorset Orthopaedic with the 1E93 Runner junior; a new junior running blade made by Ottobock.New Ottobock

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Advice to help you get over first date nerves

 

 Evening Echo     2016-07-08 kl. 15:13     1120 words

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TV’s First Dates is open for business again, and this time it’s celebs looking for a side order of love.

Now it’s the turn of some familiar faces, as the likes of TV presenter Esther Rantzen, former Towie star Jess Wright, Gogglebox’s Scarlett Moffatt and
Paralympian Will Bayley, swing by when the series starts tomorrow night at 9pm.

 

 

 

Angola: Cuando Cubango – South Korea to Provide Training for Orthopaedic Centre’s Technicians

 

 Eabizinfo.com     2016-07-08 kl. 15:13     296 words

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Menongue — Technicians of the Orthopaedic Centre of Menongue, in the south-eastern Cuando Cubango Province, will be trained soon in South Korea,

(INEFOP). Angola 130
Disable Athletes Participate in National Championship At least 130 athletes from 14 provinces are participating on Saturday and Sunday in the track of Luanda’s Coqueiros… Read more » See original article:  Share this:

 

 

 

Angola: Govt Analyses New Admissions in Health and Education Sectors

 

 Eabizinfo.com     2016-07-08 kl. 15:13     237 words

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Luanda — The processes of new admissions in the health, education and higher education sectors dominate the agenda of the meeting this Thursday of the Commission on Social Policy of the Cabinet Council.

Angola 130
Disable Athletes Participate in National Championship At least 130 athletes from 14 provinces are participating on Saturday and Sunday in the track of Luanda’s Coqueiros… Read more » From:

 

 

 

Luxembourg Issues Health Recommendations for those Travelling to Olympics in Rio

 

 Chornicle.lu     2016-07-08 kl. 15:10     739 words

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Luxembourg’s Ministry of Health has warned against the presence of mosquitoes carrying dangerous diseases in Rio de Janeiro during the Olympic and Paralympic Games this summer.

Luxembourg’s Ministry of Health has warned against the presence of mosquitoes carrying dangerous diseases in Rio de Janeiro during the Olympic and
Paralympic Games this summer.Visitors to the Rio de Janeiro Olympic and Paralympic Games will be

 

 

 

USG : Commits Wallboard Products To Architecture 2030 Challenge

 

 4 Traders     2016-07-08 kl. 15:06     454 words

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USG COMMITS WALLBOARD PRODUCTS TO ARCHITECTURE 2030 CHALLENGE USG Corporation is the first manufacturer to adopt the 2030 Challenge for Products for its extensive line of wallboard products.

Olympic and
Paralympic teams and the Canadian Olympic team.

 

 

 

What would you ask Ian Brack?

 

 British Dental Journal     2016-07-08 kl. 14:53     199 words

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British Dental Journal 221 , 7 (2016) Published online: 8 July 2016 | doi :10.1038/sj.bdj.2016.480 Introduction BDJ News Editor Kate Quinlan will be interviewing Ian Brack in August this year.

substantial grant expenditure, including the multi-million pound grant for the
Paralympics.

 

 

 

A Matched Betting Guide for Horseracing

 

 SportsNews Ireland     2016-07-08 kl. 14:52     1142 words

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Home / Racing / Racing: Irish Interest / A Matched Betting Guide for Horseracing By Sean Flynn Updated: July 8, 2016 Insider information,

Olympics2016 OCS Ireland continue sponsorship of Irish
Paralympic Team There were big celebrations at OCS Group Ireland headquarters in Dublin on...

 

 

 

VisitEngland predicts bank holiday will generate £800m in staycation money

 

 Brand Republic     2016-07-08 kl. 14:51     412 words

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A total of £800m of tourism spend is expected to be generated this bank holiday weekend, as a high number of Brits take an overnight trip in the UK instead of venturing abroad, says VisitEngland

This is further backed by 43% of Britons stating that the high-profile events this year, from the Queen's Diamond Jubilee, to the Olympic torch relay and both the Olympic and
Paralympic Games, have made them more interested in exploring the UK.

 

 

 

Policewoman who helped London 7/7 bombings victims retires

 

 Wharf.co.uk     2016-07-08 kl. 14:50     357 words

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A policewoman who was caught up in the 7/7 London bombings has retired from duty.

Two of the victims she helped survived the attack and Martine Wright (now Wiltshire) went on to compete in the 2012
Paralympic volleyball team .

 

 

 

Olympic and Paralympic Games 2016 in Brazil travel advice

 

 NPA.co.uk     2016-07-08 kl. 14:34     82 words

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Krawzow receives June’s Allianz Athlete of the Month

 

 International Paralympic Committee     2016-07-08 kl. 14:28     178 words

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The German swimmer shined in the women’s 100m breaststroke SB13 in Berlin, setting a new world record time of 1:16.23.

In the public poll at
paralympic.org, Krawzow took 61 per cent of the votes.

 

 

 

Madhavi Latha - An Inspiration and Crusader of Wheelchair Basketball

 

 News18.com     2016-07-08 kl. 14:24     557 words

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Madhavi Latha was just seven-month-old when polio struck her, but the infant grew up throwing punches back to become a champion. The family consulted many doctors and experts but nothing worked for the Chennai-born.

Now Madhavi's ultimate aim is India's wheelchair basketball team's participation at the 2020
Paralympic Games in Tokyo.... "My dream is to have a wheelchair basketball team at Tokyo Paralympics in 2020.

 

 

 

OPINION: The crown jewels are safe for now, but for how long?

 

 Matlock Mercury     2016-07-08 kl. 14:24     640 words

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Jessica Ennis-Hill. Tim Morriss After an almost 50-year monopoly, the BBC shared coverage of the showpiece men's and ladies' singles finals with Eurosport, which can only be seen via a pay-TV provider.

The current sporting events that have to be shown free on terrestrial TV are football's World Cup, European Championship, FA Cup and Scottish Cup finals; the Olympics and
Paralympics, the Rugby World Cup final, Wimbledon's men's and women's finals,

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OPINION: Pistorius sentence: You might not like it, but it is the law - Eyewitness News

 

 NewsJS.com     2016-07-08 kl. 14:03     37 words

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The six-year sentence against disgraced Paralympian Oscar Pistorius for murdering his girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp, has sparked controversy. South Africans and the world are split over the fairness of the sentence handed down by High Court Judge ...

Eyewitness News. The six-year sentence against disgraced
Paralympian Oscar Pistorius for murdering his girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp, has sparked controversy.

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Malvern archer Vicky Jenkins selected for Rio Paralympic Games

 

 Malvern Observer     2016-07-08 kl. 13:44     215 words

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MALVERN archer Vicky Jenkins will make her Paralympic debut at Rio 2016 after she was selected for Team GB today (Friday).

Malvern archer Vicky Jenkins selected for Rio
Paralympic Games.... MALVERN archer Vicky Jenkins will make her Paralympic debut at Rio 2016 after she was selected for Team GB today (Friday).The British Paralympic Association (BPA) received confirmation...

 

 

 

The Latest Serious Health Risk To Affect The Rio Olympics

 

 Refinery29 UK     2016-07-08 kl. 13:42     327 words

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With a little under a month to go before the Olympic Games begin in Rio, Brazilian scientists have discovered a drug-resistant super bacteria on some of the city’s beaches, according to new research.

A German
Paralympic sailor, Heiko Kroger, said the super bacteria may have caused one of his teammates to break out in a “severe skin infection” during recent training in the bay, CNN reported.

 

 

 

Celebrity MasterChef, Gardeners' World, Celebrity First Dates, Big

 

 Herts And Essex Observer     2016-07-08 kl. 13:36     779 words

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Herts & Essex Observer Posted: July 07, 2016 Friday Night TV

Meanwhile, Richard Blackwood is out to prove he's nothing like the bad boy he plays on EastEnders,
Paralympian Will Bayley plans to say it with flowers, and the Only Way is Essex's Jess Wright, who has some experience of seeing her love life play

 

 

 

How to adapt to life after disability 14 minutes ago

 

 Hometown Life     2016-07-08 kl. 13:26     659 words

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Len J. McCulloch (Photo: Submitted) Over the past 30 years, I have evaluated approximately 1,000 cases per year for the Michigan Disability Determination Service.

Examples are wheel chair tennis, sled hockey, adaptive golf, Choirtherapy, therapeutic horseback riding, volunteer opportunities and the broad spectrum of events within the world of the Special Olympics and
Paralympics.

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The Australian Steelers 'murderball' team are confident of defending their London Paralympic Gold Medal

 

 ABC Online     2016-07-08 kl. 13:24     36 words

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Wheelchair rugby is the most high impact sport in the Paralympics, and it's nicknamed 'murderball'. The Australian Steelers are confident of defending their London Paralympic Gold Medal at Rio.

The Australian Steelers 'murderball' team are confident of defending their London
Paralympic Gold Medal.... Wheelchair rugby is the most high impact sport in the Paralympics, and it's nicknamed 'murderball'.... The Australian Steelers are confident of defending their London Paralympic...

 

 

 

Australian Olympians prepared for 'violent, random and sporadic' crime

 

 The North West Star     2016-07-08 kl. 13:22     770 words

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Australian Olympic athletes and support staff are being told that if they are not directly involved in acts of "violent, random and sporadic" crime during the Rio Olympics they should expect to witness it.

To date, one Australian athlete –
paralympian Liesl Tesch – and a team physiotherapist have been robbed at gunpoint in Rio.

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Ireland drawn second to jump at Furusiyya FEI Nations’ Cup

 

 Irish Times     2016-07-08 kl. 13:11     351 words

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‘With five of the eight teams chasing league points I expect a very tough competition’ Ireland has been drawn second to jump of the eight teams competing in Friday afternoon’s Furusiyya FEI Nations’ Cup competition at Falsterbo in Sweden.

Five Irish riders are competing in the para classes at the Hartpury dressage festival in England, the final three-star para dressage show in Europe before the
Paralympic Games....2. Riding the Irish Sport Horse gelding Mister Cool, Kearney won individual silver and bronze plus team bronze at the 2012 Paralympics...

 

 

 

BP: The Energy Within

 

 Advertising Age     2016-07-08 kl. 13:09     175 words

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Editor's Pick BP's is promoting its partnership with the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) in the countdown to the Rio 2016 Games with a spot featuring its German ambassador and World Champion sprinter David Behre.

BP: The Energy Within. Editor's Pick BP's is promoting its partnership with the International
Paralympic Committee (IPC) in the countdown to the Rio 2016 Games with a spot featuring its German ambassador and World Champion sprinter David Behre.The...

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Big hits and big goals - Australia's murderball moments

 

 ABC Online     2016-07-08 kl. 12:54     655 words

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Australia has been a part of wheelchair rugby since its Paralympic debut in 1996, with the national team the Steelers amongst the medals in three of the five Games.

Australia has been a part of wheelchair rugby since its
Paralympic debut in 1996, with the national team the Steelers amongst the medals in three of the five Games.The game, originally known as murderball, suits the Australian love of big hits —

 

 

 

OpinionPistorius Jailed: Is This Justice?

 

 Grazia Daily     2016-07-08 kl. 12:49     889 words

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The South African Paralympian will serve only six years for murdering his girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp; our columnist despairs... There is something about this case that feels so vivid to me.

Is This Justice?The South African
Paralympian will serve only six years for murdering his girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp; our columnist despairs...... At 10.32am on Wednesday, the former Paralympian was finally sentenced for the murder of his...

 

 

 

Chicago's 2016 Olympics: What It Meant And Why It Didn't Happen

 

 DNAinfo     2016-07-08 kl. 12:48     4329 words

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WASHINGTON PARK — If Richard M. Daley had his way, Chicago would already be brimming with the first of the up to 8 million visitors who were expected to descend on the city for the 2016 Olympic Games.

12-28
Paralympics in Chicago, the three years of construction would have reversed, and the long process of dismantling or converting all the venues started, making Washington and Douglas parks and Northerly Island construction sites for more than

 

 

 

Get involved in the Paralympic Heritage Flame Lighting Ceremony

 

 Noodls     2016-07-08 kl. 12:40     462 words

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Aylesbury Vale District Council (via noodls) / Stoke Mandeville is to host the Paralympic Heritage Flame Lighting Ceremony on Friday 2 September ahead of the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games.

Get involved in the
Paralympic Heritage Flame Lighting Ceremony.... Aylesbury Vale District Council (via noodls) / Stoke Mandeville is to host the Paralympic Heritage Flame Lighting Ceremony on Friday 2 September ahead of the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games.The...

 

 

 

Galway Racing Festival 2016 fast approaching

 

 SportsNews Ireland     2016-07-08 kl. 12:39     1351 words

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Home / Racing / Racing: Irish Interest / Galway Racing Festival 2016 fast approaching By Breandán Ó hUallacháin Updated: July 8, 2016 It is the summer’s landmark racing festival and the Galway Races are nearly upon us once again.

Olympics2016 OCS Ireland continue sponsorship of Irish
Paralympic Team There were big celebrations at OCS Group Ireland headquarters in Dublin on...

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NPC Spain and Samsung sign collaboration agreement

 

 International Paralympic Committee     2016-07-08 kl. 12:28     183 words

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Under its terms, Samsung will support the Spanish Paralympic athletes whilst they enter the final stages of preparations for Rio 2016.

Under its terms, Samsung will support the Spanish
Paralympic athletes whilst they enter the final stages of preparations for Rio 2016.The Spanish Paralympic Committee (SPC) and Samsung Electronics Iberia signed a collaboration agreement ahead of Rio

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Argentina and Canada announce more athletes for Rio

 

 International Paralympic Committee     2016-07-08 kl. 12:28     431 words

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The Argentinian swimming Paralympic team has been announced, whilst Canada named wheelchair fencer Pierre Mainville for September’s Games.

The Argentinian swimming
Paralympic team has been announced, whilst Canada named wheelchair fencer Pierre Mainville for September’s Games.Argentina’s swimming team and Canada’s wheelchair fencer Pierre Mainville were announced to the sqaud for

 

 

 

Draw for World Matchplay Darts Announced

 

 SportsNews Ireland     2016-07-08 kl. 12:28     1432 words

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Home / Other Sports / Draw for World Matchplay Darts Announced By Sean Flynn Updated: July 8, 2016 MICHAEL VAN GERWEN will begin his defence of

Olympics2016 OCS Ireland continue sponsorship of Irish
Paralympic Team There were big celebrations at OCS Group Ireland headquarters in Dublin on...

 

 

 

Cycling Ireland and Cyclist.ie to form strategic union to promote cycling

 

 SportsNews Ireland     2016-07-08 kl. 12:28     1121 words

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Home / Other Sports / Cycling Ireland and Cyclist.ie to form strategic union to promote cycling By Breandán Ó hUallacháin Updated: July 8, 2016 Cycling Ireland and Cyclist.

Olympics2016 OCS Ireland continue sponsorship of Irish
Paralympic Team There were big celebrations at OCS Group Ireland headquarters in Dublin on...

 

 

 

INTERCONTINENTAL HOTELS : IHG® and Japan Hotel REIT Investment Corporation to bring Holiday Inn to Osaka; 314 room Holiday Inn Osaka Namba to join network by end of 2016

 

 4 Traders     2016-07-08 kl. 12:26     567 words

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InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG), one of the world's leading hotel companies, today announced the signing of Holiday Inn Osaka Namba in partnership with Japan Hotel REIT Investment Corporation (JHR).

With a focus on increasing annual international visitor arrival numbers to 40 million by the 2020 Tokyo Olympic and
Paralympic Games, Japan's capital city and outlying regions are set to benefit from the tourism boom.

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FREE Swimming World Biweekly: USA Olympic Trials Analysis and Photos, Download Now!

 

 Big News Network     2016-07-08 kl. 12:24     61 words

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FREE Swimming World Biweekly USA Olympic Trials Analysis and Photos Download Now! Friday 8th July, 2016 features complete coverage from the Olympic Trials and also the 2016 U.S. Paralympic Trials.

Paralympic Trials.The first Biweekly for the month of July also includes photos from?...

 

 

 

Steelers ready to back up London wheelchair rugby gold in Rio

 

 ABC Online     2016-07-08 kl. 12:14     480 words

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Australia's wheelchair rugby team is confident it can defend its London Paralympic gold medal in Rio. The Steelers have climbed back to second in the world behind the USA and are more than happy to carry the underdog status into the Paralympics.

Australia's wheelchair rugby team is confident it can defend its London
Paralympic gold medal in Rio.... The Steelers have climbed back to second in the world behind the USA and are more than happy to carry the underdog status into the Paralympics...

 

 

 

/R E P E A T -- Media Advisory - Photo / Video opportunity - Media availability with sitting volleyball players nominated to Team Canada for Rio 2016 Paralympic Games/

 

 Canada NewsWire     2016-07-08 kl. 12:11     227 words

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/CNW/ - On Friday, July 8 , Volleyball Canada will host a media availability with the Canadian women's sitting volleyball team headed to the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games.

Media availability with sitting volleyball players nominated to Team Canada for Rio 2016
Paralympic Games/. /CNW/ - On Friday, July 8 , Volleyball Canada will host a media availability with the Canadian women's sitting volleyball team headed to the

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 SlideShare.net     2016-07-08 kl. 12:10     7435 words

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Upcoming SlideShare Loading in … 5 1. BUSINESS COUNCIL of MONGOLIA NewsWire www.bcmongolia.org info@bcmongolia.org Issue 435 – July 8, 2016 BCM NewsWire provides short summaries of news collected from around the world.

Source: News.mn, Montsame MONGOLIA TO SEND 49 ATHLETES TO RIO SUMMER GAMES Mongolia will send 49 athletes in the forthcoming 31st Summer Olympic Games &
Paralympic Games in Rio De Janiero, Brazil.... Nine Mongolians will compete in the paralympics,...

 

 

 

Heritage First Headlines: Broad St. building on market. US Paralympic Soccer team training at Darlington. Today’s buzz, weekend guide. Heat index at 102 today.

 

 Hometown Headline     2016-07-08 kl. 12:04     336 words

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Ware Mechanical forecast: A scorcher ahead with high near 96, heat index at 102. More heat this weekend with 30-50% rain chance. Forecast Today’s headlines: Prominent building at Broad St. and 4th Avenue on the market for nearly $600,000. Broad St.

US
Paralympic Soccer team training at Darlington.... Broad St.  U.S. Paralympic National Soccer team to train at Darlington before heading to Rio.

 

 

 

U.S. Paralympic National Soccer team to train at Darlington before heading to Rio

 

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US Paralympic National Soccer Team at practice (from US Soccer) The U.S. Paralympic National Soccer Team will be training at Darlington School next week and again in August before heading to the Paralympic games in Rio this September.

U.S.
Paralympic National Soccer team to train at Darlington before heading to Rio.... US Paralympic National Soccer Team at practice (from US Soccer) The U.S.... Paralympic National Soccer Team will be training at Darlington School next week and again in August before heading to the Paralympic...

 

 

 

Local students join National Electric Cooperative Youth Tour

 

 YourGV.com     2016-07-08 kl. 11:59     504 words

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For more than 50 years, high school students from across the nation have joined together in Washington, D.C., for an action-packed week as part of the National Rural Electric Cooperative Association (NRECA) Youth Tour.

This year’s agenda included Mike Schlappi, a four-time
paralympic medalist and two-time world champion in wheelchair basketball, who shared his inspiring message, “Just because you can’t stand up, doesn’t mean you can’t stand out!” After

 

 

 

Para dressage superstars steals the show on Festival's opening day

 

 EquestrianLife.com.au     2016-07-08 kl. 11:55     679 words

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© AOC The Hartpury Festival of Dressage got off to a flying start as riders vying for a place in the Great Britain team for the Paralympics in Brazil went all out for their last chance to impress selectors.

© AOC The Hartpury Festival of Dressage got off to a flying start as riders vying for a place in the Great Britain team for the
Paralympics in Brazil went all out for their last chance to impress selectors.An extremely strong field of British

 

 

 

Sports Science and Medicine: Preparations for Rio 2016

 

 Southern Times Africa     2016-07-08 kl. 11:39     866 words

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By Andrew Bonani Kamanga It is just a little under a month now before the much anticipated 2016 Summer Olympic Games kick off in in Rio de Janeiro in Brazil.

However, a greater focus on sports science and medicine will reveal how Southern African sports authorities can best prepare athletes in order to win medals at the Olympic and
Paralympic Games.... The Southern Times Sports Forum wishes all athletes and teams from Southern Africa the very best of luck and success in the 2016 Rio Olympic and Paralympic...

 

 

 

Duchess Kate has awkward moment on star's Snapchat

 

 AOL.com     2016-07-08 kl. 11:35     4922 words

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Aol.com Editors Jul 7th 2016 10:15PM It looks like Serena Williams is taking her talents off the court to Snapchat.

(Photo via Getty) September 2012 Kate looked chic and professional at the
Paralympics Day 4 medal ceremony.... (Photo via Getty) October 2012 Kate attended a royal reception for team Great Britain's Olympic and Paralympic athletes, wearing a black floral...

 

 

 

CDC monitoring 320 pregnant American women with Zika

 

 Solonews.net     2016-07-08 kl. 11:31     390 words

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The shadow of Zika has grown longer in Florida over the past week, with the health department reporting increasing numbers of infections and the state's first baby with a birth defect caused by the virus.

Olympic Committee (USOC) staffers who are attending the 2016 Summer Olympics and
Paralympics in Brazil next month.

 

 

 

Former Lambkins standout keeps Olympic hopes alive

 

 Coloradoan     2016-07-08 kl. 11:25     586 words

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Former Fort Collins High School standout Katie Follett, shown here winning the 1,500 at a meet June 18 in Renton, Washington, had the second-fastest qualifying time in the 5,000 Thursday at the U.S. Olympic Trials in Eugene, Oregon.

Paralympic swim team Two-time U.S.

 

 

 

Welwyn Garden City cycling festival set to roll into town

 

 Ely Standard     2016-07-08 kl. 11:16     342 words

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Young riders in last year's Welwyn Garden Petit Tour races Archant A cycling feast is heading for Welwyn Garden City, with a popular street-racing event scheduled for next week.

There will be an opportunity to see some of the county’s fastest riders in action, as well as
Paralympic athletes competing for their place in the Rio games later this year.

 

 

 

Reddy would have no problem with Pistorius competing at Tokyo 2020

 

 Insidethegames.biz     2016-07-08 kl. 11:16     377 words

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The chief executive of the South African Sports Confederation and Olympic Committee (SASCOC) says he would have no problem with disgraced sprinter Oscar Pistorius appearing at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics or Paralympics.

The chief executive of the South African Sports Confederation and Olympic Committee (SASCOC) says he would have no problem with disgraced sprinter Oscar Pistorius appearing at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics or
Paralympics.Tubby Reddy said that the

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NTT Docomo president discusses using AI for better taxi deployment

 

 Mainichi Daily News     2016-07-08 kl. 11:15     288 words

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In an interview with the Mainichi Shimbun, NTT Docomo Inc. President Kazuhiro Yoshizawa talked about how his company plans to use artificial intelligence (AI) to predict passenger demand and improve the distribution of taxis.

He also indicated his intention for Docomo to debut 5G next-generation communications technology at the same time as the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and
Paralympics.

 

 

 

130 disable athletes participate in national championship

 

 Angola Press     2016-07-08 kl. 11:09     82 words

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- At least 130 athletes from 14 provinces are participating on Saturday and Sunday in the track of ’s Coqueiros stadium in the 17th national adapted

130
disable athletes participate in national championship. -... At least 130 athletes from 14 provinces are participating on Saturday and Sunday in the track of ’s Coqueiros stadium in the 17th national adapted. ...athletics championship, says a press release from the Angolan Paralympic...

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Rio 2016: Chobani Brings #NoBadStuff to the Summer Olympics

 

 Brandchannel.com     2016-07-08 kl. 11:07     640 words

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It’s a hashtag that struggling Rio  2016 Olympics organizers no doubt wish they had adopted for the upcoming Summer Olympic games: #NoBadStuff. But the New York-based Greek yogurt brand Chobani beat Brazil to it.

Chobani’s #NoBadStuff campaign focuses on a wide range of Olympic and
Paralympic athletes—the Team Chobani athletes it’s sponsoring on the road to Rio 2016.

 

 

 

Argos throws weight behind National Fitness Day 2016

 

 Leisure Week     2016-07-08 kl. 11:06     411 words

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Argos has been announced as the lead partner for National Fitness Day (NFD) 2016, with the retail giant set to significantly spread the reach of the “most active day of the year.

for this year’s event, coinciding with the opening ceremony of the Rio 2016
Paralympic Games which will be attended by cross-party peer and ukactive Chair, Baroness Tanni-Grey Thompson.

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Free family fun day set for Stoneleigh Park with charity Dogs for Good

 

 Coventry Telegraph     2016-07-08 kl. 11:02     312 words

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08:00, 8 Jul 2016 James Rodger Attractions include a fun dog show and hands-on animal encounters

Have-a-go activities include power chair football and
Paralympic sports wheelchair basketball.

 

 

 

Rio 2016: Brand sponsorship is about more than just great creative

 

 Brand Republic     2016-07-08 kl. 10:59     583 words

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Four years ago this week, we were less than a month away from the start of the London 2012 Games, and saw an explosion of creative advertising as sponsors vied to promote their support of the event, the athletes and their teams.

Brands continue to align themselves with Team GB and
Paralympics GB on their road to Rio, and activate their brand sponsorship by working with young people and communities.... With the Olympic and Paralympic Games still the largest sporting event in the...

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Schools and organisations recognised for instilling character

 

 Noodls     2016-07-08 kl. 10:55     1818 words

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UK Department for Education (via noodls) / Nine outstanding practitioners in character education, one from each of the English regions including one

Danielle Brown, , double
Paralympic gold medallist and 3-time World Champion in archery, also on the Character Awards national judging panel commented:

 

 

 

Jordan Olympic Committee approves new regulations at General Assembly

 

 Insidethegames.biz     2016-07-08 kl. 10:52     317 words

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The Jordan Olympic Committee has approved new regulations within the organisation at its General Assembly in Amman.

This year's Iftar was attended by a number of officials and delegates, including Jordan
Paralympic Committee President Prince Raed Bin Zaid.

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Jeff Miller: Kendall Stier just wanted to be a kid but she became much more while battling cerebral palsy

 

 Bellingham Herald     2016-07-08 kl. 10:50     978 words

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She has a complicated affliction that has complicated her life, the physical therapy beginning before her first birthday and continuing through each of her surgeries, all 14 of them.

She won a CIF title last month as a freshman in seated shot put and already is eyeing the 2020
Paralympic Games.

 

 

 

Deb Ryan, Executive Director

 

 Mediavataarme.com     2016-07-08 kl. 10:48     1092 words

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Inside the Midas Awards® with Question:  The Midas Awards® is celebrating its 15th year of honoring the World’s Best Financial Advertising, in your opinion, to what do you attribute the longevity and success of this competition?

of the planet. The work Accenture does on behalf of Save the Children, and The Hartford has done for a long time through its sponsorship of the
Paralympic Games serve as fine examples of how a brand can connect to the millennial mindset through cause...

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5,500 Supporters enjoy Rodney Parade Fanzone

 

 Noodls     2016-07-08 kl. 10:30     212 words

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Newport Gwent Dragons (via noodls) / The Rodney Parade Fanzone was the only Fanzone to be setup in Newport for the tournament.

This included small football, volleyball and the 'Road to Rio' van, which holds over 15 types of Olympic and
Paralympic sports equipment including boxing, golf and tennis.

 

 

 

Confidence the key for Le Fur as she prepares for Berlin and Rio 2016

 

 International Paralympic Committee     2016-07-08 kl. 10:28     801 words

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A sports psychologist has helped the French T44 athlete realise her full potential in major Championships. “I know all the girls will be strong in Rio so I know I can’t win easily in Rio.

believes her new found confidence will help her reach the top of the podium once again at this year’s
Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.... With just over eight weeks to go before the start of the Paralympic Games , Le Fur is aware that her...

 

 

 

Sport Week: Dahl’s journey to Rio is ‘dream come true’

 

 International Paralympic Committee     2016-07-08 kl. 10:28     687 words

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As one of the youngest female shooters to line-up at the Paralympics this September, the USA’s Mckenna Dahl is aiming to impress. “When it comes to the big stage in Rio, I am first and foremost excited.

As one of the youngest female shooters to line-up at the
Paralympics this September, the USA’s Mckenna Dahl is aiming to impress. “When it comes to the big stage in Rio, I am first and foremost excited.” At just 20-years-old, the USA’s

 

 

 

London has a nap station: Meet the men from Eve Sleep are trying to get you into bed

 

 International Business Times UK     2016-07-08 kl. 10:17     831 words

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None of us get enough sleep in London. Long working hours, endless social lives and no time for any rest away from emails have left us bereft of a good night's slumber.

Having previously taken charge at Channel 4 on working on projects like the
Paralympics in 2012, the photographer and creative director joined the team immediately after seeing the potential to wake up the sleeping industry of mattresses.

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Tokyo Olympics committee head Mori demands athletes sing national anthem in unison

 

 Mainichi Daily News     2016-07-08 kl. 10:17     231 words

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Tokyo Organizing Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games president Yoshiro Mori has requested the Japanese Olympic Committee (JOC) to strictly

Tokyo Organizing Committee of the Olympic and
Paralympic Games president Yoshiro Mori has requested the Japanese Olympic Committee (JOC) to strictly. ...enforce code of conduct provisions requiring members of Japan's national team to sing the

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Setanta Sports Ireland undergoes rebrand

 

 TVBE Europe     2016-07-08 kl. 10:16     157 words

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Setanta Sports Ireland has rebranded as eir Sport. The change follows the broadcaster’s acquisition by Irish telecoms company eir late last year.

through to 2018 and the Rio
Paralympic Games.

 

 

 

Coaches recognised by BEF

 

 Eventing Worldwide     2016-07-08 kl. 10:08     224 words

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The British Equestrian Federation has recognised a number of equestrian’s emerging coaches following their completion of the Equestrian Elite Coaching Apprenticeship Programme (EECAP).

Coach Development commented; “Thanks to the BEF World Class Programme’s EECAP, equestrian sports in Britain have now got a group of coaches across the Olympic and
Paralympic disciplines that have the skill-sets, both technical and personal, and

 

 

 

Paralympic star heads to Stoke Mandeville Stadium for record attempt

 

 Getbucks     2016-07-08 kl. 09:53     450 words

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Stoke Mandeville Stadium is the venue for Paralympic star Javi Conde on Sunday, July 10, as he attempts to become the first athlete in the world to run marathons in all 28 cities that have hosted the Olympic and Paralympic games.

Paralympic star heads to Stoke Mandeville Stadium for record attempt.... Stoke Mandeville Stadium is the venue for Paralympic star Javi Conde on Sunday, July 10, as he attempts to become the first athlete in the world to run marathons in all 28 cities that have hosted the Olympic and Paralympic...

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Olypmic spirit comes to St Andrew's Prep

 

 Eastbourne Herald     2016-07-08 kl. 09:40     365 words

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Olympic spirit at St Andrew's Prep SUS-160107-103729001

The pupils enjoyed the company of 1992 Hockey Olympian Rob Hill, Dr Gary Brickley,
Paralympic coach and part of the coaching team for cyclist, Dame Sarah Storey; Will Miller who has represented GB at two veterans Fencing World Championships and Fi

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Rory McIroy reveals how an Irish Olympic legend advised him about Rio 2016 decision

 

 Irish Independent     2016-07-08 kl. 09:38     1985 words

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For somebody so scrupulously polite, Rory McIlroy has quite a habit of triggering controversy.

Look at the Australian
Paralympic sailing team, who have had a couple of members mugged in Rio.

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Nissan challenges fastest man on Earth, Usain Bolt, to take on his toughest competitor yet

 

 Equities.com     2016-07-08 kl. 09:26     874 words

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- Bolt is the Japanese brand's Global Director of Excitement - Nissan GT-R featured in short film to be launched in Brazil over the coming months

The Nissan Team subsidizes 31 Brazilian athletes with Olympic and
Paralympic potential, thus contributing to prepare new local talents and help Brazil to achieve good results.... Hortencia Marcari , Brazilian basketball icon and Olympic medalist, and Clodoaldo Silva , one of the biggest Paralympic...

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The 10 TV shows to watch this week

 

 Inews.co.uk     2016-07-08 kl. 09:09     1192 words

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1 Celebrity First Dates Fri 9pm, Channel 4 Ever wanted to watch Esther Rantzen eating a tuna steak while Richard Blackwood looks on in the background? Then this is the show for you.

Unreasonably good-looking maître d’ Fred Sirieix and the rest of his team welcome four “famous” guests this evening: reality-TV star Jess Wright, EastEnders actor Richard Blackwood, Esther Rantzen and
Paralympic table-tennis player Will

 

 

 

Disgraced Pistorius serving six-year sentence in single room cell

 

 TheAfricaNews.Net     2016-07-08 kl. 09:09     31 words

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Johannesburg, July 8 (ANI): Disgraced South African Paralympics runner Oscar Pistorius has been serving his six-year sentence for killing his

Disgraced South African
Paralympics runner Oscar Pistorius has been serving his six-year sentence for killing his. ...girlfriend in the same single cell in the hospital section.

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